The high performance SILVA compass, now with a global needle! A traditional baseplate compass commonly used by serious compass users such as hikers mountaineers, backpackers and hunters. The global needle also makes the compass flexible and possible to use all around the world.
If you are looking for a basic but yet functional compass for your outdoor adventure anywhere in the world, Ranger Global should be your choice.
The compass comes with a slope card and a distance lanyard. The slope card is great both for detecting avalanche risk and for determining how challenging your journey will be. By knowing the slope you can also judge any extra distance that you need to go due to the slope. The distance lanyard has four scales on it; 1:24k, 1:25k, 1:50k and 1:62.5, which facilitates to measure the distance of your hike. Since its soft and bendable it’s easy to place it directly on to your route on the map.
Ranger Global features DryFlex™ grip for easy handling and comes with a use-anywhere declination scale inside the capsule, a magnifying lens, and base plate map-measuring in mm and scales of 1:25k, 1:50k. The baseplate has a curved-up at the back-end for perfect fit in the hand. The red/black north-south lines in the capsule bottom ensures easy and safe settling. The distinct arrow and scales/markings in a clear contemporary font combined with lots of transparency in the baseplate makes navigating easier – when activated in light the luminous markings enable night time navigation. The needle is made from finest Swedish steel with high quality magnetic features.